United States District Court, D. Colorado
Wayne Campbell, Dana Casper.
ROBERT E. BLACKBURN JUDGE.
2:33 p.m. Court in session.
Appearances of counsel.
Defendant is present in custody.
Interpreter: government and defendant stipulate as to interpreter’s qualifications; interpreter sworn.
Court’s opening remarks.
Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3552 and Fed. R. Crim. P. 32, the Probation Department has conducted a presentence investigation and has filed a presentence report and addenda.
Counsel for the government confirms that counsel has read the presentence report and addenda.
Counsel for the defendant informs the court that counsel has read and discussed the presentence report and addenda with the defendant.
Also pending before the court, relevant to sentencing are the following papers: the Defendant Lopez’ Objections to PSIR [#243] filed January 4, 2016;the defendant Lopez’ Motion for Downward Departure [#244] filed January 8, 2016; the defendant Lopez’ Motion for Non-Guideline or Variant Sentence Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §3553(a) [#245] filed January 8, 2016; the Government’s Motion to Dismiss the Second Superseding Indictment (Doc. # 52) as to Defendant Sergio Lopez Only [#246] filed January 8, 2016; the Defendant’s Supplement to Motion for Non-Guideline or Variant Sentence Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §3553(a) [DOC 245] [#252] filed January 12, 2016; and the Restricted Document [#249] filed January 11, 2016.
Defendant’s counsel makes a statement on behalf of the defendant, offers information in mitigation of punishment, comments on the probation officer’s sentencing guideline applications and calculations, and comments on matters relating to the appropriate sentence.
Defendant is sworn.
Statement by the ...